Articles by Dr. Chris

Bladder Pressure (Normal and Abnormal) Feeling Causes

Pressure on or in the bladder can occur for several reasons. Sometimes this is just due to the normal filling of the bladder with urine while at other times there may be a problem with emptying of urine resulting in overfilling. Pressure on the bladder can even occur without any problem in the bladder itself, like a tumor >> Read More ...

Signs of Lung Cancer and Facts About Lung Tumors

Lung cancer is the most common cancers globally and causes more deaths than any other type of cancer. It is an often an aggressive cancer and early diagnosis is essential for successful treatment and management. While lung cancer is more common among tobacco smokers, it can also affect non-smokers. Exposure to smoke on a >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Kidney Stones and Dangerous Symptoms

About 1 in 10 American adults will experience kidney stones at some point in their life. Men are more likely to develop kidney stones than women and some 2 million Americans are seen in emergency rooms every year for stones in the kidneys and urinary tract. Approximately half of all patients with kidney stones will >> Read More ...

7 Signs of Pneumonia (Mild to Severe Lung Infection)

With air flowing in and out of the airways and lungs on a constant basis, a range of different substances and germs in the environment can also enter to irritate, infect and damage the respiratory organs. This can lead to various respiratory diseases that affect the airway and/or lungs. Once such disease is pneumonia. It >> Read More ...

Belching with Nausea – Causes of Burps and Sick Feeling

Belching and nausea are two common symptoms of a digestive upset. These symptoms can occur on its own or may sometimes arise together. Belching is a normal process that occurs several times in a day. However, when it is excessive then belching can be considered to be a problem. Nausea as well may occur momentarily but if >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Food Poisoning, Onset and Duration

Food poisoning is an illness that we all experience several times in life, and sometimes a few times within a year. It causes about 8 million illnesses a year in the United States. For most of us, food poisoning is as an acute illness that is not serious and lasts for just a few days. It may not even require medical >> Read More ...

Belching and Diarrhea – Causes and Other Symptoms

Most of us belch several times in a day with little thought of this expulsion of gas. It is normal and occurs when there is a build up of air and other gases in the upper digestive tract. However, when belching becomes excessive and is accompanied by other symptoms like diarrhea, then it could be due to come underlying >> Read More ...

Morning Headache – Causes of Head Pain Early in the Day

There are few symptoms as annoying as waking up with a headache in the morning. It can put a damper on the entire day and to an even greater extent when it is accompanied by poor sleep the night before or other symptoms like morning dzziness. Some morning headaches occur for reasons that are independent of time – the >> Read More ...
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